QCBio Master’s Research Theses

Master’s students in the Biology Department at Queens College who opt for the research track perform original biological research in the laboratory or field. Here are the research theses that have been successfully defended by our new Masters of Biology since 2017. See also our information on the QC Biology Master’s Degree, Student Research Opportunities, and Faculty Research Areas.

 

PDF    Maleha Mahmud. 2021. A longitudinal assessment of benthic macroinvertebrate diversity and water quality along the Bronx River. Master’s Thesis, Department of Biology, Queens College, City University of New York. 64 pp.  Chair: Dr. David Lahti.

[thesis temporarily embargoed] Sadaf Aslam. 2021. Generation of a high yield vaccine backbone for influenza B virus in eggs. Master’s Thesis, Department of Biology, Queens College, City University of New York. 25 pp.  Chair: Dr. Alicia Meléndez.

PDF    Sidra Jabeen. 2021. Lipids and Zika virus infection. Master’s Thesis, Department of Biology, Queens College, City University of New York. 38 pp.  Chair: Dr. Zahra Zakeri.

PDF    LiYong Cao. 2021. Cloning and sequencing of the presumptive PHY4B gene from Ceratopteris richardii. Master’s Thesis, Department of Biology, Queens College, City University of New York. 38 pp.  Chair: Dr. Timothy Short.

PDF    Amanda Goldstein. 2021. Predictors of avian diversity along the Bronx River. Master’s Thesis, Department of Biology, Queens College, City University of New York. 66 pp.  Chair: Dr. David Lahti.

PDF    Kumarie Budhu. 2020. Brain characterization of perineuronal nets in the male Long Evans rat. Master’s Thesis, Department of Biology, Queens College, City University of New York. 66 pp.  Chair: Dr. PoKay Ma (Advisor: Dr. Joshua Brumberg).

PDF    Macarena G. GomezdelaTorre Clavel. 2020. Relationship between personality and cognitive traits in domestic rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus). Master’s Thesis, Department of Biology, Queens College, City University of New York. 32 pp.  Chair: Dr. David Lahti.

PDF    Danna Shimuny. 2020. A quantitative morphological analysis of sensory deprived supragranular neurons in the mouse barrel cortex. Master’s Thesis, Department of Biology, Queens College, City University of New York. 74 pp.  Chair: Dr. PoKay Ma (Advisor: Dr. Joshua Brumberg).

PDF    Chris Cotroneo. 2020. Submersed aquatic vegetation in a Hudson River watershed: The Great Swamp of New York. Master’s Thesis, Department of Biology, Queens College, City University of New York. 44 pp.  Chair: Dr. John Waldman.

PDF    Aida Abbasiazam. 2020. Host growth rate affects bacteriophage lambda burst size. Master’s Thesis, Department of Biology, Queens College, City University of New York. 42 pp.  Chair: Dr. John Dennehy.

PDF    Kaung Myat San. 2019. The impact of urbanization on soil bacterial diversity and community composition in Long Island, New York. Master’s Thesis, Department of Biology, Queens College, City University of New York. 51 pp.  Chair: Dr. John Dennehy.

PDF    Brian Stonaker. 2019. A novel phytochrome sequence in Ceratopteris richardii. Master’s Thesis, Department of Biology, Queens College, City University of New York. 56 pp.  Chair: Dr. Tim Short.

PDF    Joselyn Landazuri Vinueza. 2019. How different cells respond to ZIKV infection. Master’s Thesis, Department of Biology, Queens College, City University of New York. 44 pp.  Chair: Dr. Zahra Zakeri.

PDF    Eric W. Roginek. 2018. Spatial variation of house finch (Haemorhous mexicanus) song along the American southwest coast. Master’s Thesis, Department of Biology, Queens College, City University of New York. 79 pp.  Chair: Dr. David Lahti.

PDF    Maria T. Roe. 2018. Survivorship of New York City’s diamondback terrapins: determining impacts on survival of nesting females in Jamaica Bay, New York. Master’s Thesis, Department of Biology, Queens College, City University of New York. 51 pp.  Chair: Dr. José Anadón.

PDF    Marlén Acosta Alamo. 2018. Impact of climate change on local tree species richness in Mexico. Master’s Thesis, Department of Biology, Queens College, City University of New York. 45 pp.  Chair: Dr. José Anadón.

PDF    Olivia Piñeiro Ramirez. 2018. Structure of the fish community of Jamaica Bay in space and time. Master’s Thesis, Department of Biology, Queens College, City University of New York. 48 pp.  Chair: Dr. José Anadón.

PDF    Katie A. Sheridan. 2017. Habitat use of a population of primarily forest-dwelling brown teal, pāteke (Anas chlorotis). Master’s Thesis, Department of Biology, Queens College, City University of New York. 188 pp.  Chair: Dr. John Waldman.

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